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Album Review: Jay Rock “90059” by Blade Brown

Artist: Jay Rock Album: 90059 Review: Since the release of Jay Rock’s last album “Follow Me Home“, the entire TDE roster has released a project. Now, after the solid releases from Kendrick Lamar and Ab-Soul earlier this year, Jay Rock finally puts out his sophomore album: 90059. The album has a more straight forward approach…

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“Fall Movie Preview” by Blade Brown

Fall Movie Season usually isn’t as big as the Summer, but it’s just as important. This is the time where studios release their movies with the best Academy Award chances. Not to say that there won’t be blockbuster movies to come out in the next few months, but the quality of the movies are slightly…

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Album Review: T.I. “Da ‘Nic” by Blade Brown

Artist: TIP Album: Da’ Nic Review: Ladies and gentlemen, T.I. is officially dead. Well, at least momentarily. For the first time since 2007’s T.I. vs. TIP, we are graced with the presence of TIP.  Serving as a prelude to the upcoming “The Dime Trap” album, TIP released the surprise 5 song EP on 9/11. The…

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Film Review: “The Usual Suspects” by Blade Brown

Plot: A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. Review: Hard to believe it’s been 20 years since this movie has debuted. Since then, director Brian Singer has gone on to direct three…

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Film Review: “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” By Blade Brown

Plot: In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons. Review: Guy Ritchie is a hit or miss director. While Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels & Snatch remain cult…

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“Top 10 Movies of the Summer (2015)” by Blade Brown

As September finally rolls around, we’ve gone through another stellar summer movie season. While there were undoubtedly some misfires, this summer gave a lot of great movies. Some with huge budgets, some through independent releases. With four more months and a handful of blockbusters still to be released, 2015 is looking to be a great…

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Album Review: “Beauty Behind The Madness” by Blade Brown

Artist: The Weeknd Album: “Beauty Behind The Madness“ Review: Despite not really doing any press in the US, The Weeknd is still one of the biggest r&b acts around. Following the huge success of his hit singles “Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)” and “The Hills”, Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd releases his sophomore album:…

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FlashBack Friday Film Review: “40 Year Old Virgin” by Blade Brown

Plot: Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who’s never “done the deed” only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother. Review: 10 years ago, Judd Apatow made his directorial debut after years of producing and writing for television. Steve Carell, who’s hit show The Office had just taken off, co-wrote and stars…

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Film Review: “American Ultra” by Blade Brown

Plot: A stoner – who is in fact a government agent – is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he’s too well-trained and too high for them to handle. Review: I walked into American Ultra with high hopes. The idea of an awkward stoner being a highly trained sleeper agent is already…

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Film Review: “Straight Outta Compton” by Blade Brown

Plot: The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California in the mid 1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. Review: NWA is without a doubt one of the most influential groups in entertainment history. Their debut album, “Straight Outta Compton”…

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Album Review: Dr Dre. “Compton” by Blade Brown

Artist: Dr. Dre Album: “Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre“ Review: It took a long time. Fifteen & a half years actually, but Dr. Dre has finally delivered his final album. Although for years we’ve heard that “Detox” would be his final album, it has also grown to be an urban legend in the music…

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Film Review: “Fantastic 4” by Blade Brown

Plot: Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. Review: The reboot of the Fantastic 4 has been under heavy criticism from day one….

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